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Hundreds of fishermen still stuck in Indonesia, returnees say

It’s been three years since hundreds of fishing boat “slaves” were found abandoned and destitute on a remote island in eastern Indonesia. Dumped by unscrupulous boat owners, the men’s plight was a horror story that made headlines around the world. Yet problems plaguing Southeast Asia’s notorious fishing industry remain messy and unresolved. Nearly 3,000 fishermen have […]